Interview

Godflesh’s Justin Broadrick: “I Never Feel Comfortable at Any Festival”

October 17, 2018

We catch up with the legendary Justin Broadrick on the eve of Godflesh’s performance at Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles

Full Album Stream: Outre-Tombe – “Nécrovortex”

October 12, 2018

Quebec’s horror-themed death metal crushers Outre-Tombe return with a scary-good new album and we’ve got the exclusive stream, plus a brief interview with the band’s guitarist!

An Interview with Chthonic frontman and Leader of Taiwan’s New Power Party, Freddy Lim

October 11, 2018

Chthonic frontman Freddy Lim discusses his entry into politics as the leader of the New Power Party.

Q&A Exclusive: Metal legend Jeff “Mantas” Dunn on his brush with death and future

October 10, 2018

Legendary Venom co-founder and and Venom Inc guitarist checks in following a massive health scare.

Suicidal Tendencies Are Still Cyco Punk and Loving It

October 1, 2018

For their latest release, Suicidal Tendencies dove into the vault and came out with new album Still Cyco Punk After All These Years. Decibel spoke with the band to learn more.

Q&A: Mikko Rissanen & Aleksis Laakso (Totalselfhatred) Talk Motivation, Vices, And Verses

October 1, 2018

Mikko Rissanen & Aleksis Laakso from Finnish death-doom-black metallers Totalselfhatred talk the virtues of new album, “Solitude.”

Smart Metal, Smarter Lyrics: Horrendous

September 27, 2018

Matthew Knox of Horrendous unpacks the social commentary in ‘Idol’

Testament’s Chuck Billy Talks Latest Vape Products

September 27, 2018

We catch up with Testament‘s Chuck Billy to get the lowdown on his latest vape products.

Full Album Stream + Interview: Stellar Descent – ‘The Future is Dark’

September 25, 2018

Hear the epic new, single-track album of ever-shifting black metal from Stellar Descent and get to know the mastermind behind the band.

Peaceville Records Founder Hammy Talks New Autobiography, ‘Peaceville Life’

September 18, 2018

Paul “Hammy” Halmshaw released some of the best extreme metal of the past three decades via Peaceville Records. Now he delivers a blow-by-blow account of how it happened in his first book.

Surly Darkness Day Moves States, Keeps Its Metal Spirit

September 17, 2018

Surly Brewing Co will host Carcass to celebrate their annual Darkness Day.

Basement Space Travel: An Interview with Green Dragon

September 12, 2018

Green Dragon are your new favorite stoner metal band. Learn about what makes them tick and riff.

The Black Candle Zine: The Interview

September 7, 2018

According to the editor of “The Black Candle” zine, “Black Metal has to be diabolical – if not in content, then at least in spirit.”

Full Album Stream & Exclusive Interview: Cable — “Never Trust A Gemini”

August 29, 2018

Connecticut noise metal iconoclasts Cable return with a killer reimagining of the band’s “lost” 2003 record Never Trust a Gemini.

Full EP Stream: Chuggernaut – “Kodiak”

August 22, 2018

Chuggernaut stream new EP Kodiak and discuss its writing process.

Q&A: Steven Wilson Permanently Reconfigures Prog

August 20, 2018

Prog visionary Steven Wilson tackles boundaries, pop music, and extreme metal in new interview with Decibel.

Interview: Waking the Cadaver Vocalist on Reunion, New Music and Memes

August 14, 2018

Waking the Cadaver vocalist Don Campan speaks on the band’s reunion, upcoming show, new music and the “shredded wheat” meme.

Demo:listen: Witchgöat

August 10, 2018

Get thrashed to death and beyond on this week’s Demo:listen with San Salvador’s Witchgöat.

Interview: Primal Fear’s Ralph Scheepers on New Album, ‘Apocalypse’

August 8, 2018

Germany’s power metal stalwarts Primal Fear discuss their best album in years, Apocalypse.

An Interview with Cist and a Special Bandcamp Offer

August 2, 2018

“…Like the ghost of Chuck Schuldiner emerged from a creaky tomb with an HM-2 pedal in one hand and Matt Harvey’s record collection in the other.”

Q&A: David Andersson (The Night Flight Orchestra) Sails Into Yacht Rock Waters

July 30, 2018

An interview with The Night Flight Orchestra’s David Andersson about “Sometimes the World Ain’t Enough”.